Pays d'Enhaut with its rich, flowering meadows, and its dark green pine forests, is tailor-made for nature sports. The bike trails are very demanding in part and may provoke some cramping in your calves. The tour up to Lac de l'Hongrin is short, but it will surprise you with some tricky slopes.
For centuries the ownership of salt mines meant wealth and power. The salt deposits at Bex, discovered in the 15th century, are still mined today. The salt mines are accessible to visitors, a museum depicts the mining of salt from 1684 to the present.
Already Neanderthal men were here where today a cableway sweeps visitors up and over the rugged rocks of the once populated Ebenalp caves - and a great departure point for various discoveries.